probably going to become bigger than what it was, and i don't mean to be, you know, make light of it, but he felt that it was time for him to step down and resign. if you know david petraeus and it was discussed earlier in the program, part of his internal makeup would be that he would organization after this kind of an event, so he tendered his resignation which was accepted the day after he gave it. >> i think there are some people, though, who are supporters of david petraeus who would say, why not stick it out? a lot of people have respect for him, democrats and republicans, like the job he was doing. plenty of people in the world have affairs, why step down, if this is all there was? >> well, if you think back to who is david petraeus, for 37 plus years, he was in uniform, and the code of ethics, the values that the military uphold is you don't have an affair.